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                           INFANT MORTALITY RATES BY COUNTY OF RESIDENCE:  ARKANSAS 1994  - 2003


                             1994     1995     1996     1997     1998     1999     2000     2001     2002     2003

         STATE TOTAL          9.4      9.0      9.3      8.7      9.2      8.5      8.4      8.3      8.3      8.6

         NORTHWEST PHR        7.6      7.3      8.7      6.9      7.7      6.7      5.7      6.1      6.0      8.5
         SOUTHWEST PHR        9.5      9.8     11.3      7.9      9.4     10.2     10.8      6.8      8.8      6.3
         CENTRAL   PHR        9.4      9.0      8.7      9.0      9.6      8.0      9.3     10.2      9.3      8.1
         NORTHEAST PHR       10.5     10.0      9.1      9.3     10.1      9.6      9.1      9.5      9.2     10.7
         SOUTHEAST PHR       11.1     10.7      9.8     12.3     10.4     10.3      9.7      9.6     10.8      9.3

         ARKANSAS            10.6      3.8     10.0     11.9      3.6       0      11.8      7.0      8.1      7.7
         ASHLEY              14.5      9.4      2.8     15.1      6.1      6.1      6.4      6.6     14.7     17.2
         BAXTER              11.9      3.2       0        0       3.2       0       5.7      9.1      8.5     12.1
         BENTON               8.4      6.6     13.8      4.3     11.0      5.1      4.4      6.2      6.2      6.0
         BOONE                7.0      9.8      4.7      4.3      4.5      5.1      2.5      6.9      4.7     11.7
         BRADLEY              7.1     15.4       0       6.9      6.7      6.3       0      18.5       0      12.2
         CALHOUN             17.9       0        0      16.1     35.1       0      41.7     51.7       0        0 
         CARROLL              7.8       0       9.7      9.6     11.6      5.7      8.1      3.0     12.5      5.5
         CHICOT              10.9     14.0     15.2     18.5      4.5     10.0      9.9     19.0      5.7       0 
         CLARK               17.4      3.6      3.5      7.2      6.6     14.7      9.9       0       8.1      7.5
         CLAY                 5.1      5.1     18.7     10.4      9.1     10.1     10.3       0       5.3     10.8
         CLEBURNE              0       5.1       0        0       4.5       0      11.9     12.0      4.0       0 
         CLEVELAND            9.1       0        0        0        0        0        0       8.8       0      11.4
         COLUMBIA              0      15.2     12.0      3.0      5.7     12.7      9.6      6.6     23.7      6.6
         CONWAY              13.0      8.4     15.3      3.7      8.1     11.6      8.0       0      16.3      3.6
         CRAIGHEAD            6.6     11.4      8.3      9.8      8.1      4.5      9.5     14.0      9.1     12.1
         CRAWFORD             7.5      4.2      5.9     10.6      5.2      8.0     11.2      9.1      6.8      9.3
         CRITTENDEN          14.9     13.8     16.7     11.4      8.9     13.9      7.6     15.9      9.2     17.9
         CROSS               14.7     17.8     17.7     10.9      3.5     33.0     15.5       0      13.1     12.1
         DALLAS                0      26.3      7.3     32.5     16.9      8.8      9.2       0        0       9.9
         DESHA                7.9      8.1      3.9      8.0      8.4     24.0      8.3     18.3      8.0      4.7
         DREW                19.7     11.8      4.1     14.4     11.6      7.8     11.2      8.7      9.3      4.5
         FAULKNER             6.4      8.7      6.7      7.5      3.4      5.1      7.8      6.7      6.8      7.6
         FRANKLIN             9.8      9.6      3.8      4.5      8.1     10.1      4.6      4.4      4.3     15.1
         FULTON                0      16.7       0       7.8       0        0        0        0      29.9       0 
         GARLAND              6.5      7.4     10.2      3.9      8.0      5.7      6.9     10.7      7.9      9.0
         GRANT               20.5     11.0       0      16.5     10.1     10.5      9.3       0      21.3     13.6
         GREENE               6.6      4.4      8.6     12.9     11.0     15.0      7.1     16.8      3.5     13.3
         HEMPSTEAD           24.8      3.1     12.6     14.4     11.9      5.9      5.9      8.8      6.0     12.6
         HOT SPRING          15.1     10.6     12.3      8.1      2.8       0      10.9      2.8      9.2       0 
         HOWARD               6.1      9.3      4.9      9.4      5.4      9.5      4.2       0       4.5       0 
         INDEPENDENCE        14.3      5.1     11.4      2.4      2.2     12.0      4.6      2.5     12.3      2.2
         IZARD               28.4      7.6       0        0      40.3       0      25.4       0       7.8      6.5
         JACKSON               0       9.9       0       9.2     21.7       0       4.7       0        0      14.0
         JEFFERSON           10.1     11.1     12.9     13.9     12.8     12.1      7.8      6.9     12.6     11.4
         JOHNSON              4.0      4.0      7.6      9.5       0      13.1      6.4      8.3      2.8      5.3
         LAFAYETTE           22.1      9.7     25.4       0        0        0      15.9       0      19.8       0 
         LAWRENCE             7.9      4.4     12.8     19.5      8.9     13.2      4.5      4.4      5.0      8.8
         LEE                 12.1      6.6     11.5     19.4     11.5     12.7     25.6     25.6     13.2     22.2
         LINCOLN             11.8      6.8      7.2      6.0     11.6     13.6     18.5      6.7       0      12.8
         LITTLE RIVER        17.5      6.1      9.5      5.4      5.6      6.3     19.7      6.3      6.8     12.0
         LOGAN                3.7      7.4     10.5       0       3.0      3.3       0       3.3     10.9      3.6
         LONOKE              15.2      9.2     12.2      9.1     10.3      7.1      5.7     10.9      7.0      9.9
         MADISON             16.9     33.8     18.3       0        0      15.6     18.8     15.8       0      11.8
         MARION               8.0      6.1     20.3      8.0       0        0       7.2       0       8.6     23.4
         MILLER               7.0     16.7     10.0      6.8     10.1      8.4     10.1      6.9      3.5      7.2
         MISSISSIPPI         15.3     11.5      7.4     11.8      9.8      6.5      8.5     11.7     11.4     13.1
         MONROE              18.4     16.7      7.1      6.4     18.9     15.3      7.9       0      28.8       0 
         MONTGOMERY            0      12.0       0        0       9.5       0      22.5     12.5       0        0 
         NEVADA                0      16.9     25.0     15.5      8.2      7.0     14.9      7.8       0        0 
         NEWTON                0      10.4     13.3     10.3      9.4       0        0      11.5       0        0 
         OUACHITA             7.3      2.6     26.7     11.0     26.3     21.3       0       5.9     20.2      9.1
         PERRY                 0        0        0      27.0       0       7.4     16.3      6.9       0        0 
         PHILLIPS             3.6     11.2     12.3     15.5     14.1     11.1     14.6     11.4     16.8       0 
         PIKE                 7.1      6.5       0       6.6      7.1     13.5      7.8     23.1     26.1       0 
         POINSETT            15.1      5.6      5.7      8.7     14.0      5.6     13.1      8.4     11.9     17.0
         POLK                 3.9     11.6     14.5       0       6.7     21.1      7.2     10.7      7.8     11.3
         POPE                 8.6      7.0      8.1      6.6      8.3      5.3      6.9      2.7      7.1      8.2
         PRAIRIE             32.3     17.1     22.4      8.8     29.4      9.2      9.0       0        0      10.6
         PULASKI              8.4     10.1      9.4     10.2     12.2      9.3     11.1     11.2     10.7      8.7
         RANDOLPH             5.3       0      10.0      8.7     14.2     10.0     10.9       0       9.1      4.8
         ST FRANCIS          10.5     11.9      9.5      7.7      6.2      8.5      8.8      8.0     11.2     11.5
         SALINE              16.1      4.6      6.4      5.1      4.1      7.7      4.2     10.3      6.2      3.1
         SCOTT                 0       9.2      6.5     24.0      7.5     11.7       0        0        0       6.5
         SEARCY                0      13.2     20.2       0      22.5     11.9     11.4       0        0      17.2
         SEBASTIAN            5.5      4.7      7.3      8.5      5.8      9.9      4.3      8.2      3.3     14.2
         SEVIER               9.3      4.4      9.3      8.1     10.9      4.0     14.5     14.9      6.6      6.5
         SHARP                6.8     11.4       0      18.5       0      21.6      5.4       0       5.6     19.1
         STONE                9.7      8.3      8.8       0      15.0       0       7.5      8.5       0       8.2
         UNION                6.0      9.8      9.0      6.6      6.2     13.6     16.7      1.7      5.0      6.9
         VAN BUREN           22.6     39.5       0      13.1      6.9     19.2     12.5      6.0     10.2       0 
         WASHINGTON           7.3      8.0      8.1      8.5      9.2      4.8      5.8      4.7      5.5      7.7
         WHITE               12.2     10.8      8.2      6.0     15.7     12.6     12.3      8.6     11.6      4.4
         WOODRUFF              0      26.5      7.9      7.9       0        0        0       9.3      9.3     11.1
         YELL                 6.7      7.1       0       3.8     10.1      6.8      3.0      9.0     11.9      3.2
         UNKNOWN               0        0        0        0        0        0        0        0        0        0 


         NOTE:  RATE PER 1,000 LIVE BIRTHS

         SOURCE:  CENTER FOR HEALTH STATISTICS, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
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